Allen H. Smith

ELLSWORTH — Allen H. Smith, 95, of Ellsworth, passed away March 7, 2011, at Collier’s Rehab and Nursing Home in Ellsworth. He was born May 26, 1915, in Skowhegan, to Robert K. Smith and Melvina E. (Horan) Smith.

He and his brother were orphaned at an early age and raised by their foster parents, Linwood S. Eastman and Sadie C. (Wood) Eastman, in Clinton. He married Cecile C. (Boucher) Smith Sept 29, 1938, in Hookset, N.H. She died Jan. 3, 2003, after 64 years of marriage. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Robert A. Smith, of Bowie, Md.


He is survived by two daughters, Marjorie D. Pauszek (Thomas) of Greenwood, Ind., and Linda S. Erickson (Keith) of Glastonbury, Conn.; four grandchildren, Linda J. Collins and Julie L. Weinberg, both of Greenwood, Ind., Kurtis A. Erickson of West Chester, Pa., and Ross T. Erickson of Greensboro, N.C.; and six great-grandchildren, Drew and Whitney Collins, Addison and Jocelyn Weinberg, and Taylor and Bryce Erickson.

He worked as foreman of the Service Dept. for the Holyoke Gas and Electric Co. in Massachusetts. At the time of his retirement, Allen and Cecile moved to Ellsworth, where they enjoyed many friendships over the last 30 years. He was a member of the United Baptist Church. He was a Mason for over 50 years, a Shriner for 29 years and a member of Eastern Star.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2011, at the United Baptist Church, Ellsworth. Memorial gifts may be made to Friends in Action (formerly Faith in Action), P.O. Box 1446, Ellsworth, ME 04605, or United Baptist Church, P.O. Box 801, Ellsworth, ME 04605.

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